I am an artist & teacher with a ❤ for visual expression, educational methodology, homesteading, & Jesus. My geek-love is The Joshua and we have three peanut-butters: Caleb, Jack, & Louritta.


No Kidding.


I left sub notes for a substitute teacher to show a short DVD to my students each period. They’d use that to complete a related assignment that would take the rest of the class period. No kidding, the sub left me this note: “Only did the movie for 1st period because we couldn’t rewind it Read More

Cupertino Courier Article


The Cupertino Courier just posted a news article about technology use in our district, which has a great edu-speak quote by me. I’m not sure where they’ll end up posting the perma-link, so I just made a pdf of it here for future reference. Read the article here. The summary is that CEEF has a Read More

Hearing Educational Blunders


Well, I just received two of my favorite e-mails from another professional in my district. Our students just did the hearing screening and we were notified of the results. E-mail #1: “*Student’s Name* just failed the hearing test in his left ear. Please make sure that he is seated in the class so that his Read More

Hardest Back to Work Day of All


Well, I go back to work tomorrow. It’s the most difficult to go back after the holiday break because I’ve had a little rest, a little play, and gotten a little work done — but never as much as I wanted to. Now I wake up today (around 1:30 p.m. to boot, gotta love the Read More

2. Forward Thinking


One thing that I’ve loved about this break so far is that it has given me the chance to slow down and actually think about things. The main thing on my mind is that I will be finishing my master’s degree in May and I can’t wait to be done with school. I have started Read More

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